My Blow Up Christmas

This will be the first Christmas in our new beautiful Sweet Home state. This will be the first Christmas we’re not surrounded by family or friends. This will be the first Christmas Husband and I are not with our children.

So we thought this first Christmas deserved wacky fun decorations. (And our decision had absolutely nothing to do with the fact that our regular decorations are somewhere deep inside a complete filled, floor-to-ceiling, better-not-open-it-without-body-armor, 10 x 15 storage unit.) Continue reading

Traditional . . . Or Not

Husband and I saw this tree in the store over the weekend.

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And after I finished laughing, I thought, why not? We wouldn’t have to worry about lights that always take twenty minutes to untangle. Or the ornaments that always seem to be missing their little ornament hangers. And lest I forget, the tinsel, which¬†sheds worse than my dog. Continue reading